Saturday, 15 November 2014
Office space is something that most businesses feel they never have enough of. Of course, renting or leasing a bigger place also translates to larger costs, and a business might not be willing or able to shoulder the additional expense. According to Urban Group, a Brisbane office fitout company, if you can’t afford to get more space, then maximise whatever room you do have. Below are a few tips to help you do so: Ditch Paper The more paper documents you print out, the more shelving space you’ll need. Consequently, the more filing cabinets your office has, the less work space you can utilise. To avoid this scenario, stick to electronic documents whenever possible—your employees and the planet will thank you for it.
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
People spend most of their adult lives at work, so office design is crucial not just in maintaining employees’ well-being but in improving their productivity as well. Chances are you, too, have an open-plan layout and are also dealing with the downsides that come with it. Fortunately, Urban Group, a Brisbane office fitout company, says there are ways to improve your current setup to boost employee satisfaction and productivity. Allow Mobility The truth is, open-plan offices favor extroverts. After all, it encourages people to collaborate with everyone else, often to the detriment of the ‘Silent Sam’ or ‘Timid Tina’ of your office. This is where allowing workers some freedom of mobility can prove useful.